News from Odisha

Puri Youths Nabbed For Peddling Brown Sugar Worth Rs 13 Lakh In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Saheed Nagar Police today seized 130-gram brown sugar worth around Rs 13 lakh and arrested two persons in this connection in the Capital city. As per sources, acting on a tip-off, the police on Wednesday conducted a raid and nabbed two drug peddlers while they were planning to sell the contraband item in […]

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Tom Cruise To Shoot NASA-backed Movie in Space; Elon Musk's SpaceX To Make Travel Arrangements

Tom Cruise has received all the needed clearance for shooting his next movie in space. The Hollywood superstar will make the trip to space with the help of Elon Musk’s SpaceX company. Reportedly the Mission: Impossible star will make the trip in October 2021 along with director Doug Liman. Tom Cruise and Liman To Travel […]

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SSR Case: Deepika Padukone To Be Grilled On Sept 25, Sara Ali Khan & Shraddha Kapoor On Sept 26

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has reportedly summoned Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh as part of the investigation into the drug angle in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. According to Times Now, apart from Deepika, Sara, Shraddha and Rakul, Simone Khambatta, Karishma Prakash and Shruti Modi have been […]

Hanging By A Thread! Without Bridge, Odisha Villagers Cross River Using Electric Cables

Phulbani: Despite the tall claims of Odisha government about welfare policies, people in several parts of the State are still victims of sheer apathy and are deprived of basic transport and communication facilities. The sorry state of affairs in Odisha once again cropped up when hundreds of villagers, including women, children and elderly people, were […]

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IPL rules: A Ban For Carrying Mobile Devices plays havoc with player's career, says Neeraj Kumar

New Delhi: Any player, player support personnel or match official will be banned for up to three IPL matches and will be fined Rs 5 lakh if that person thrice breaches rules that bar carrying any mobile device, laptop computer, static/landline, or similar telephone capable of making calls in the Players and Match Officials Areas […]

IPS Reshuffle In Odisha: Nayagarh SP Transferred, 12 Other Districts Get New Police Chiefs
IPS Reshuffle In Odisha: Nine Senior Officers Get New Postings

Bhubaneswar: In a major IPS reshuffle, the Odisha government on Wednesday transferred as many as nine senior officers. Senior IPS officers Lalit Das, who holds the position as ADGP, has been appointed as ADGP Headquarters. IPS YK Jethwa has become ADGP, Law and Order. He recently returned from the Central deputation. Arun Kumar Ray, the […]

Odisha Consumers To Pay Higher Electricity Bills From October 1
Odisha Consumers To Pay Higher Electricity Bills From October 1

Bhubaneswar: Power consumers in the State will now have to pay more as the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has hiked the power tariff by 20 paise per unit. The new tariff will come to effect in the State from October 1, 2020. However, the revised rates will not be applicable for Kutir Jyoti consumers […]

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COVID-19: PM Modi Raises Red Flag For India's 60 Districts With CMs

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raised a red flag about 60 districts of the country spread across seven states, as far as their handling of the current pandemic is concerned. The PM emphasised upon the need for better communication and staying alert against those spreading rumours. “There are more than 700 districts […]

Husband sells land, buys elephant to fulfil wife's dream

Dhaka: The best thing to hold onto in life is each other and this was manifested by a Bangladeshi man for his wife. Dulal Chandra Roy, a resident of Lalmonirhat’s Panchagram union Bangladesh, sold his land and bought an elephant out of the proceeds as a token of love for his wife Tulsi Rani Dasi […]

MoS Railways Suresh Angadi Succumbs To COVID-19 In Delhi AIIMS

New Delhi: Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi today died of Covid-19 in AIIMS, New Delhi. He was 65 years old. Angadi had tested positive for the virus on September 11. Though initially asymptomatic, he was later admitted to the dedicated Covid facility at the AIIMS Trauma Centre. Suresh Angadi is the first member […]

Farmers Ready To Talk If Govt Invites, No Change In Demands: Rakesh Tikait

Ghaziabad: Farmers protesting the contentious new farm laws are ready to talk if the Centre invites them, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said on Sunday, maintaining that the dialogue would resume…

IPL 13: Rohit Sharma's 80 Takes Mumbai Indians To 195/5 Against Kolkata Knight Riders

Abu Dhabi: Rohit Sharma’s masterful 80 and some lacklustre bowling and fielding from Kolkata Knight Riders helped Mumbai Indians post 195/5 in the IPL match between the two sides at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. Rohit nearly played through the innings for his side, falling to Pat Cummins only in the 18th over. […]

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Indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile test-fired in Odisha

Balasore: India on Wednesday conducted a successful night test-fire of its indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a base in Odisha, defence sources said. The state-of-the-art missile was testfired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here in darkness and the trial […]

Massive Fire Breaks Out At ONGC Plant In Surat

Surat: A fire broke out at the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) Hazira gas processing plant in Gujarat’s Surat district in the wee hours on Thursday, an official said. The blaze, which was preceded by three blasts, has been extinguished, the official said, adding no one was hurt. The blaze was massive and could […]

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Pipili Bypoll Violence: 2 Arrested For Attacking BJP Workers

Puri: As many as two persons have been arrested in connection with the alleged attack on BJP workers by some BJD supporters during campaigning for the forthcoming bypoll in Pipili…